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Tuesday, July 29, 2008:
Royals 5, Athletics 2
Kansas CityABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
DeJesus, CF-LF4000000.301
Aviles, SS4221001.318
Grudzielanek, 2B2001011.300
Guillen, J, RF2000120.259
1-Maier, PR-CF1000011.091
Butler, B, DH3000101.259
Gordon, A, 3B4110011.253
Teahen, LF-RF4110013.248
Buck, C4113011.247
Gload, 1B3000000.266
Totals31555279.261
1-Ran for Guillen, J in the 7th.
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Patterson, E, LF4000013.188
Bankston, 1B0000000.222
Sweeney, R, RF4000021.302
Suzuki, K, C3000100.298
Gonzalez, C, CF4000021.274
Cust, DH3110110.222
Ellis, M, 2B4121001.230
Hannahan, 1B-3B4020012.238
Crosby, SS4011012.246
Conrad, 3B2000021.158
a-Brown, E, PH-LF0000100.246
Totals3226231011.246
a-Walked for Conrad in the 7th.
BATTING
2B: Gordon, A (25, Smith, G).
3B: Aviles (2, Smith, G).
HR: Aviles (6, 6th inning off Smith, G, 0 on, 2 out), Buck (8, 7th inning off Smith, G, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Teahen; Aviles 7; Gordon, A 2; Buck 4.
RBI: Grudzielanek (24), Aviles (27), Buck 3 (37).
2-out RBI: Aviles; Buck 3.
SF: Grudzielanek.
Team RISP: 1-for-2.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
PO: DeJesus (1st base by Smith, G).

FIELDING
DP: (Grudzielanek-Aviles-Gload).

BATTING
2B: Crosby (27, Meche), Cust (10, Meche), Ellis, M (19, Meche).
TB: Ellis, M 3; Cust 2; Hannahan 2; Crosby 2.
RBI: Ellis, M (36), Crosby (42).
2-out RBI: Ellis, M.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Sweeney, R; Patterson, E.
GIDP: Gonzalez, C.
Team RISP: 2-for-7.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Hannahan (10, missed catch).
Pickoffs: Smith, G (DeJesus at 1st base).

Kansas CityIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Meche(W, 9-9)7.05222804.22
Mahay(H, 18)1.00001001.78
Soria(S, 29)1.01000201.50
Totals9.062231004.59
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Smith, G(L, 5-10)7.04552524.04
Blevins1.00000100.73
DiNardo1.01000107.31
Totals9.05552723.57
HBP: Grudzielanek (by Blevins).
Pitches-strikes: Meche 101-64, Mahay 8-4, Soria 19-13, Smith, G 95-63, Blevins 15-9, DiNardo 19-12.
Groundouts-flyouts: Meche 5-5, Mahay 2-0, Soria 0-0, Smith, G 7-6, Blevins 2-0, DiNardo 1-1.
Batters faced: Meche 28, Mahay 3, Soria 4, Smith, G 27, Blevins 4, DiNardo 4.
Umpires: HP: Brian Knight. 1B: Ed Montague. 2B: Jim Wolf. 3B: Phil Cuzzi.
Weather: 61 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 17 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:25.
Att: 12,182.
Venue: McAfee Coliseum.
July 29, 2008
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media